Friday, October 21

11 a.m.  |  Alumni Scholarship Homecoming Golf Tournament

Sequoyah National Golf Club near Cherokee. $85 per person, includes fees and cart. Shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice format. Refreshments available during play. Barbecue dinner following the tournament. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 14. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 877.440.9990 or 828.227.7335 or email

1 p.m.  |  “The Last Lecture”

By Robert Holquist, retired music professor. A.K. Hinds University Center theater.

6:15 p.m.  |  Homecoming 2011 Main Street Parade

Featuring community and student floats, WCU cheerleaders, Homecoming Court and the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band. Downtown Sylva.

7 p.m.  |  Soccer

The Catamounts vs. UNC Greensboro Spartans at the Catamount Athletic Complex.

8 p.m.  |  Spirit Night

Join students, faculty, staff and alumni for a pep rally, music and food at the central plaza, adjacent to the Alumni Tower.

Saturday, October 22

8–10 a.m.  |  WCU Alumni Breakfast

Continental breakfast open to all WCU alumni, with special recognition for the classes of 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981. Visit with former classmates and reminisce about those good old days in Cullowhee. A.K. Hinds University Center Multipurpose Room. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 877.440.9990 or 828.227.7335 or

10 a.m.–noon  |  College of Business Open House

Forsyth Building. Contact Kelly Schoon at 828.227.3503 or

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  |  Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards Ceremony

A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom. Honoring Alumni Association award recipients Bobbi Baker ’01, Dale Sims ’78 and Cecil Adderley ’85; and the university’s Distinguished Service Award recipient, Chancellor Emeritus Myron Coulter. $15 per person. Business attire. RSVP required by Friday, Oct. 14. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 877.440.9990 or 828.227.7335 or email

Noon–1:30 p.m.  |  Homecoming Photograph with Paws

Wear your purple and get your picture taken with the Catamount mascot. Fieldhouse Lot (creekside).

1:30–2:45 p.m.  |  Lights! Camera! Action!

Record your Catamount memory. Fieldhouse lot (creekside).

Noon–2:30 p.m.  |  Tailgating

Prior to football game kickoff.

12:30–1:30 p.m.  |  College of Arts and Sciences Open House

Stillwell Building. Alumni are invited to enjoy coffee in the Eller Conference Room and tour the facilities. Contact Carrie Hockman at 828.227.3806 or

3 p.m.  |  Football

The Catamounts do battle against The Citadel Bulldogs on Bob Waters Field in Whitmire Stadium. Contact the WCU ticket office at 800.344.6928.

6–7:30 p.m.  |  WCU African American Alumni Postgame Reception

Ramsey Center hospitality room. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 14, at 877.440.9990 or 828.227.7335, or email

7 p.m.  |  Stompfest

John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. Annual stepping competition performed by African-American fraternities and sororities. Sponsored by the Organization of Ebony Students and the Department of Intercultural Affairs. For tickets and information, contact 828.227.2276 or

Sunday, October 23

3–5 p.m.  |  Inspirational Choir Concert

This crowd-pleasing ensemble will bring Homecoming Weekend to a close with a performance in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom. For more information, contact the Department of Intercultural Affairs at 828.227.2276 or email

For an updated list of Homecoming 2011 events, visit and click on the Homecoming link.